Billy Graham

This morning we lost one of the legends of Christianity. Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Mr. Graham was an incredible man of faith: humble, caring, compassionate. He preached, not himself, not politics, but the Gospel. Matthew 25:23 seems particularly fitting for Mr. Graham: “His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful …

We are not our GPAs. A reminder to law students.

We have fully entered the Spring semester here at Wake Forest, and first year law students like myself are wrestling with new questions, challenges, and doubt about who they are and what they are capable of. I was reminded of an apt analogy watching the super bowl this weekend. You see, every single player on a professional football team, from …

Drum Major Instinct

A few years ago, while at JesusThoughts, I worked on an Album called JesusJams. These were sermons from various speakers, edited down and placed over a backing track. We made and released several tracks, but never released one by Martin Luther King Jr. that we titled “Drum Major Instinct.” In the sermon King talks about pride and its pervasive impact …

Valued. Treasured. Loved. God is Perfect.

In High School, I went to Camp Bigstuf in Daytona Beach, Florida. There is this guy named Andy Stanley, he’s a pretty well known pastor, who every year would speak. One year, I remember this line he kept repeating: The most important thing about you, is what you think about, when you think about God. Human nature is to ignore …

Training Leaders Through Trial

I’ve been meaning to share this story for a while. Last school year I served as a huddle coach at one of our local middle schools. As I’ve written about before, I’m now serving as a staff member with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Every Friday morning we would meet together in one of the classrooms and we’d share a …